If you’ve read previous blogs, you know two things: I’m searching for the perfect double stroller and I’m obsessed.
At first blush, I really thought the Combi Twin Sport looked great.
- Removable, washable seat covers
- 22 pounds
- Compatible with a Combi Shuttle 33 carseat
Combi Shuttle 33 Car seat:
- Excellent reviews
- Weight limit of 33 pounds and height limit of 33 inches
- CON: puzzle clasp and rebound bar.
Firstly, experts say the rebound bar it helps to reduce shock in the event of a car crash by absorbing some of the force. What it really looks like to be is an impediment to getting the kid in and out of the car seat. As legs grow longer and feet get bigger, it even looks like it might be uncomfortable for the child.
Secondly, this puzzle clasp. Both pieces of the buckle must be placed together, in an interlocking fashion, and then snapped in. It requires some finessing, and I don’t know about you, but I just don’t have all that much finesse left to waste on a car seat buckle by the end of the day.
I tried the stroller out at the Buy Buy Baby and the dealbreaker occurred: MY FEET HIT THE WHEELS OF THE STROLLER! I’m 5’7″ and have a 33″ inseam, for the recond, and my hubby is 6’3″. We’d both be cranky with this stroller.
I’m sorry, Combi. You’re really nice and I like you, but it’s just not going to work out. I’m sure you’re going to make another woman really happy, especially if she and her hubby have a short stride. And like puzzles.